Etymology
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gybe (v.1)

"swing from one side to the other," nautical, 1690s, probably from older Dutch gijben, related to German gieben, of uncertain origin.

gybe (v.2)

alternative spelling of jibe.

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Definitions of gybe

gybe (v.)
shift from one side of the ship to the other;
Synonyms: jibe / jib / change course
From wordnet.princeton.edu